Re: Weekly Vocab #1.2.7 (repost #1)
|Date:||Monday, December 18, 2006, 20:33|
1. machinery = mhérhdzënîîjos < mhêrhdza (work)
To repair machinery is difficult.
machinery to.repair difficult is
mhérhdzën-îîj-om juun-cüêrh-u câlu ês-a.
machine-group-ACC.sg new-make-SUP difficult be-IND
2. into = éna
Entering into machinery is a serious matter. "I don't understand
what this sentence means."
3. wicked = upêlis
She wants to be a wicked woman.
she wicked woman to.be wants
n-us upêl-us güên-us ês-u mhêts-a.
that-NOM.sg wicked-NOM.sg woman-NOM.sg be-SUP want-IND
4. mid- = með-
Mid-century, being a wicked woman was dangerous.
wicked woman being mid-century dangerous was.
upêl-us güên-us ês-ant-us með-tsémt-ë-mhet-âsïo perh ês-a.
evil-NOM.sg woman NOM.sg be-ACT.PCPL.-NOM.sg mid-hundred-EPEN-year-
GEN.sg PAST.PTCL BE-ind
5. turn ( 1) t.v. change, vary, alter, alternate, change places
with; exchange, interchange; barter; mutate. 2) i.v. change, vary,
alter, alternate, take-, -turns, -a turn; mutate.) = mîþa
It's your turn.
you take.a.turn now are.to
t-us mîþ-u núu cêl-a.
you-NOM.sg take.a.turn-SUP now are.to-IND
turn (around) = pêltsa
He needs to turn around.
he to.turn.around needs
n-us pêlts-u îîjh-a.
that-NOM.sg turn-SUP need-UND
6. historical = perjêcëðlis < perjêcëðlos (history, chronicle)
They want to study historical documents.
they historical documents to.study want
n-úes perhjêcëðlo tøst-ë-pêc-on pêmh-u mhêts-a.
that-NOM.sl historical witness-EPEN-record-ACC.pl study.SUP want-IND
7. upset (disturbed, ruffled, inconvenienced) = mêrhsis < mêrhsa (
1) t.v. disturb, interrupt, inconvenience, ruffle; disorder, upset,
derange. 2) i.v. interrupt; upset; interfere)
We are upset about his coming.
we his coming about upset are.
mh-úes n-úsïo güêm-u jéta merhs-ûes ês-a.
we-NOM.sg that-GEN.sg come-SUP about upset-NOM.pl be-IND
8. him = (nor)num
We need to tell him.
we to.him to.tell need
mh-ûes n-úsïo êêg-u îîjh-a.
we-NOM.pl that-GEN.sg tell-SUP need-IND
9. damage (1) t.v. spoil; corrupt, demoralize, drag down. 2) i.v. be
spoiled, deteriorate, go bad.) = cüâta
They are trying to damage our reputation.
they our reputation to.damage try
n-úes mh-um cûûd-am cüât-u pêrh-a.
that-NOM.pl we-GEN.pl reputation-ACC.sg damage-SUP try-IND
It took a lot of damage in the battle.
it battle in much damage received
n-os tsat-ôsïo éna pûlo cüât-om perh mhrhîî-a.
that-NOM.sg battle-GEN.sg in much damage-ACC.sg PAST.PTCL receive-IND
10. apparatus (machine) = mherhdzênos
This apparatus needs to be repaired.
apparatus this repaired to.be need
mherdzên-os d-os juun-cüêrh-aþ-os-ë stââj-u îîjh-a.
apparatus-NOM.sg this-NOM.sg new-make-PAT.PCPL-NOM.sg-EPEN stand-SUP
- minor suit, n. mînüo sêcüos < sêcüa, follow.
(bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs
No minor suits in the traditional Senjecan deck of 72 cards.
Six suits: quills, crooks, nets, spades, axes, and picks.
Six pip cards: 1-6.
Six face cards: mages, shepherds, fishers, farmers, carpenters,
Colors are not important.
unsheathe (draw from a sheath or scabbard) = mhimhâga. Senjecas has
a conversive prefix (un-, dis-) mhi-.
the knight (un)sheathed his sword.
knight his sword (un)sheathed.
mîm-us n-úsïo êns-om perh (mhi)mhâg-a.
knight-NOM.sg that-GEN.sg sword-ACC.sg PAST.PTCL (un)sheathe-IND